Archive for December 10th, 2013

Snowstorm cripples travel, closes schools and government

December 10, 2013
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A snowstorm pushed into New England on Tuesday, with the potential to snarl the evening commute, after causing widespread school and government closures in the nation’s capital and elsewhere along the Eastern seaboard.
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Obama-Castro handshake draws criticism

December 10, 2013
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President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro on Tuesday as both leaders attended an emotional memorial for the late Nelson Mandela. The moment drew fire from key Republicans, including Sen. John McCain, who likened it to shaking hands with Hitler.
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S&P 500 slips from record, Fed remains in focus

December 10, 2013
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks slipped on Tuesday, a day after a record close on the S&P 500, with traders looking ahead to next week’s Federal Reserve meeting in the absence of market-sensitive economic data.
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Twitter shares touch new high, sail past $52

December 10, 2013
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By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Investors piled into Twitter Inc for the second straight day, lifting its shares to more than $52 and setting a new intraday high on Tuesday even in the absence of any significant announcements from the social media debutante.
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World leaders gather to honor Mandela

December 10, 2013
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World leaders gather to honor Mandela

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Joyous, singing South Africans gathered in the rain Tuesday to honor Nelson Mandela at a massive memorial service that is expected to draw some 100 heads of state and other luminaries, united in tribute to a global symbol of reconciliation.
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Mitcham Industries Announces Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call Schedule

December 10, 2013
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HUNTSVILLE, Texas, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Mitcham Industries, Inc. (MIND) today announced that it will release financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter ended October 31, 2013 after the market closes on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  In conjunction with the release, the Company has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast...
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Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) Letter to Shareholders from the Chairman and CEO. Year-end rally in the crude tanker market – strongly increased rates. Will it last?

December 10, 2013
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Hamilton, Bermuda, December 10, 2013
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World unites for Mandela memorial

December 10, 2013
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Soweto (South Africa) (AFP) – Tens of thousands of grieving South Africans will sit side-by-side with presidents, priests, queens and sheikhs on Tuesday at a memorial service for unifying global icon Nelson Mandela.
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Cold, ice grip U.S. as more snow to blanket East

December 10, 2013
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By Carey Gillam (Reuters) – A deadly winter storm kept a tight grip on much of the United States on Monday as cold, snow and ice spread across the East Coast, snarling traffic and knocking out power to thousands.
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Australia shares recover from 2-mth low as banks rise; Brambles slumps

December 10, 2013
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